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Louise Hose

Louise Hose is an instrument-rated, commercial pilot who regularly flies her RV-6, her husband’s RV-8, and an RV-3B and a Dream Tundra, which they built together. They live in Dayton Valley Airpark in Nevada. She also edits the monthly, free digital newsletter, The Homebuilder’s Portal by KITPLANES®.

40 Years of Service for Aircraft Tool Supply

Aircraft Tool Supply, recognized internationally as a leading manufacturer and distributor of sheet metal tools, riveting products, inspection equipment, and aircraft engine maintenance tools,...

Bring Your Learning to Fly Questions with You to AirVenture

Sporty’s CFIs Offering Free Daily Office Hours It’s easy for non-pilots to be intimidated hanging out with their certificated buddies. At EAA AirVenture, with pilots...

Jeppesen To Sponsor MyGoFlight’s iPad EFB Challenge Seminars & Contests

Jeppesen and MyGoFlight announced today that Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, has become a sponsor of the iPad Takes Flight! EFB...

Katrina Bradshaw Memorial BuildAPlane Center Opens at Flabob Airport

Build A Plane has joined with the Thomas Wathen Center in Riverside, California, to create a permanent facility that allows kids to build real...

In Case You Missed it


Builders share their successes.

Building the Bearhawk LSA

Welding the fuselage.

The Dawn Patrol

When the rains came to Oshkosh, it wasn't enough to get the intrepid Dawn Patrol coterie down. Dick Starks says thanks for the memories.

Design Process: Planform Shape

Last month we took a look at the effects of span and aspect ratio....